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5 reviews
The Grand European with London - Cosmos
24 days

The Grand European with London

From London to London
Max group size:
50
Age range:
8 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
84421
From
US $3,619
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Places You’ll See

  • London
    London
  • Amsterdam
    Amsterdam
  • Heidelberg
    Heidelberg
  • Lucerne
    Lucerne
  • Lugano
    Lugano
  • Verona
    Verona
  • Venice
    Venice
  • Assisi
    Assisi
  • Rome
    Rome
  • Pisa
    Pisa
  • Florence
    Florence
  • Eze
    Eze
  • Avignon
    Avignon
  • Carcassonne
    Carcassonne
  • Barcelona
    Barcelona
  • Madrid
    Madrid
  • Burgos
    Burgos
  • Bilbao
    Bilbao
  • Bordeaux
    Bordeaux
  • Poitiers
    Poitiers
  • Amboise
    Amboise
  • Paris
    Paris
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVE IN LONDON, ENGLAND
    Start point London, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
  2. Day 2: LONDON
  3. Day 3: LONDON–AMSTERDAM AREA, HOLLAND
  4. Day 4: AMSTERDAM AREA–WIESBADEN, GERMANY
  5. Day 5: WIESBADEN–HEIDELBERG–LUCERNE AREA, SWITZERLAND
  6. Day 6: LUCERNE
  7. Day 7: LUCERNE AREA–VERONA, ITALY–VENICE AREA
  8. Day 8: VENICE
  9. Day 9: VENICE AREA–ASSISI–ROME
  10. Day 10: ROME
  11. Day 11: ROME–FLORENCE–MONTECATINI
  12. Day 12: MONTECATINI–PISA–CINQUE TERRE–GENOVA
  13. Day 13: GENOVA–ITALIAN RIVIERA–ÈZE, FRANCE–FRENCH RIVIERA
  14. Day 14: FRENCH RIVIERA–AVIGNON–CARCASSONNE
  15. Day 15: CARCASSONNE–BARCELONA, SPAIN
  16. Day 16: BARCELONA
  17. Day 17: BARCELONA–SARAGOSSA–MADRID
  18. Day 18: MADRID
  19. Day 19: MADRID–BURGOS–BILBAO
  20. Day 20: BILBAO–BORDEAUX, FRANCE–POITIERS
  21. Day 21: POITIERS–CHÂTEAUX COUNTRY–AMBOISE–PARIS
  22. Day 22: PARIS
  23. Day 23: PARIS–LONDON, ENGLAND
  24. Day 24: LONDON
    End point London, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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      Villa

        Customer Reviews

        • Overall Rating
          Good
          3.5
        • Itinerary
          Excellent
          4.5
        • Guide
          Good
          4.0
        • Transport
          Excellent
          4.5
        • Accommodation
          Average
          3.0
        • Food
          Average
          3.0
        • 4.2
        • Most Recent
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        • Highest First
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        • L
          October 15, 2019
          Not for the mature traveller...This was an extensive tour... Moving in and out of cities quickly...Very low budget hotels, but, with small cramped bathrooms... For the money, it was too expensive for what we received per diem...A cruise with an... Show more
          Trip date: August 2019
        • The Grand European with London reviewer 2
          September 13, 2019
          Britt is a powerhouse. Forever problem solving with no effort. always had time for fellow travellers. taught so much about European history and culture. She's a star, she's a superstar!
          Trip date: September 2019
        • SP
          November 29, 2018
          This entire trip was great! The tour guide was very informative and friendly. Raphael our driver was great and very skilled. The places we visited were absolutely beautiful. The cost for this trip was definitely worth it!
          Trip date: September 2018
        • JW
          October 12, 2016
          Grand European 24 day holiday be very careful and research this as I am on it now. The included meals are of poor quality. The included dinners are very low budget meals and all on tour feel the same. Only 2 good rooms and the Barcelona motel is the... Show more
          Trip date: September 2016
        • DA
          July 25, 2016
          The trip experience actually exceeded my expectation, and the biggest factor for this positive experience was the professionalism of the tour director. I am sure that everyone in the group will agree. His name is Atilla Gallus from Budapest. He did his... Show more
          Trip date: June 2016

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        24 days
        The Grand European with London
        From London to London
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        FAQs

          • What rating are the hotels?

            This tour uses 4 star hotels. All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. After the booking is made you will be issued your final trip documents with your specific accommodation details 4-6 weeks before departure. Under the "What’s Included" tab on each tour page, you can find general info about the accommodations used on the tour before you book.

          • Is there an age limit?

            There is no age limit, however children are not permitted if they are younger than 6 years old.

          • What kind of buses do you use for the tours?

            Please be advised that these operators touring coaches are contracted from a coach touring company. As such, we are unable to advise on the specific coach that will be used.

          • What type of accommodation is included in the tour price?

            They have chosen hotels with the best rooms, service, and food for the money, to ensure that everywhere you get the best available in cleanliness and comfort. Cosmos hotels are always located in good neighbourhoods, some more centrally and others in residential areas. Especially in large cities, they sometimes prefer good hotels in residential areas on the outskirts to less desirable or overpriced downtown hotels. Hotels are mainly superior tourist-class (ST) and tourist-class (T) establishments, but also feature some first-class (F) hotels. Cosmos hotel ratings follow standards set by the independent Hotel & Travel Index or by national tourist boards. The specific rating for each contract hotel is determined by our quality controllers.

          • Is there a single supplement?

            Yes. Please take note that there will be an extra charge for a single supplement room. Please contact us to arrange this.

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            England
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            Netherlands , Germany , Italy , France and Spain
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            Vaccines

            These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
            • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Germany and Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.
            • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Spain. Ideally 2 months before travel.
          • Payment information
            • For any tour departing before 11 February 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 11 February 2020, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Cosmos. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
            • The following cards are accepted for Cosmos tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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